Best Lines of the Week (August 9-15): 'I Was in My Prime Before You Were Born'

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CBS

Elementary (CBS)

“As long as we’re together, what does it matter?”

—Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miller) reassures Joan (Lucy Liu) in the final moment of the series.

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HBO

Succession (HBO)

“I saw their plan, and my dad’s plan was better.”

—Kendall (Jeremy Strong) is forced to explain his actions against his father on live television.

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Hulu

The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)

A Martha: Is this it? Mayday? Is it? 

June: Yes. 

—June (Elisabeth Moss) signals the start of the plan to free young girls from Gilead. 

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USA

Suits (USA)

Harvey: I hate to break it to you, Mike, but I was in my prime before you were born, and I’ll be in it long after you’re dead.

Mike: You know that doesn’t make sense, right?

Harvey: It will, when you’re in your prime.

—Harvey (Gabriel Macht) has some choice words for Mike (Patrick J. Adams), who returns to go up against his old boss.

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Showtime

The Loudest Voice (Showtime)

Lachlan: This is a personal matter, Roger. Gretchen sued you, not Fox News.

Roger: I am Fox News.

—Roger (Russell Crowe) refuses to separate himself from the company.

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TV Land

Younger (TV Land)

Kelsey: I know we agreed not to react to Liza’s news.

Zane: Well, I didn’t agree to that. 

Kelsey: But, it’s getting hard to ignore the pushback. Agents are cancelling meetings, others are showing up just to see the 40-year-old Millennial.

Zane: Forty-two, according to New York Magazine.

—The staff discusses what to do after Liza’s (Sutton Foster) real age is made public. 

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Netflix

Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready (Netflix)

Tiffany: I remember my first time ever seeing you I was like ‘She is hilarious. Why don’t I know her personally?’

Tracey: Well I told you I sent you a friend request!

—Tiffany hangs out with Tracey Ashley, the first up-and-coming comedian featured on her new series.

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Fox

The 2019 Teen Choice Awards (Fox)

“I’ve been very, very fortunate to be a part of a lot of great movies in my career, but Crazy Rich Asians is by far the most important. You know why? Because representation matters.”

—Ken Jeong accepts the Choice Comedy Movie award for his film Crazy Rich Asians.

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CBS

The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)

Judy: It turns out there’s a musical version of it too. People love it.

James: It’s all a musical version. You mean a live one.

—Judy Greer reveals she’s never seen The Lion King.

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NBC

The InBetween (NBC)

“You must be Cassie. You look just like your mother.”

—Cassie (Harriet Dyer) sees a man with a haunting message for her in one of her visions.

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Between drama-filled episodes of The Loudest Voice and The Handmaid's Tale, an epic ending on Elementary and Patrick J. Adams' welcome return to Suits, this week of TV presented all kinds of stand-out moments. Catch up on all of them in the gallery above.

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